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By Danuta A. Nitecki, Eileen G. Abels

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Significantly acclaimed given that its inception, "Advances in Librarianship" remains to be the fundamental reference resource for advancements within the box of libraries and library technology. Articles released within the serial have gained nationwide prizes, akin to the Blackwell North the USA Scholarship Award for the phenomenal 1994 monograph, article, or unique paper within the box of acquisitions, assortment, improvement, and comparable components of source improvement. All components of public, collage, collage, fundamental and secondary faculties, and precise libraries are given updated, severe research by way of specialists engaged within the perform of librarianship, in educating, and in learn.

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Moreover, reading for pleasure is not solely confined to fiction, as Shearer (2004) and Ross (2004) both stress. Many people read both fiction and non-fiction for pleasure, while some read more non-fiction for pleasure than fiction. Readers have a wide variety of reasons for reading nonfiction, including to become more knowledgeable in general, to indulge in a favorite interest or theme, to discover something new, or to be inspired by what other people have done with their lives. , war stories, whether fictional or not).

Also, the quantity of information was often equated with ‘‘goodness’’ of information, and very few children in the study thought about how best to evaluate or verify the accuracy of information. The single greatest source of frustration for young information-seekers was the lack of information pitched at an appropriate level for their needs. Finally, the study revealed that many young people attempted to simplify the information-seeking process by repeatedly visiting the same source (whether a magazine or a Web site) to see what new developments were being reported.

Leckie and L. M. Given concerns about the growth of the digital divide (Hargittai, 2002a; Julien and Boon, 2003) since those who do not have information literacy skills are less able to find and retrieve digital information. As to the role of public librarians in information literacy, Harris (1992) found that public librarians were far more ambivalent about information literacy than academic librarians. At the time, there was very little agreement among public librarians surveyed as to whether public librarians ought to have an instructional role at all or whether they should concentrate on information provision (Harris, 1989).

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